At Volunteer Center McHenry County you can:
Focus on Finding Grant Funding
First Friday and last Tuesday of every month, 10 am - noon
Attend an “Introduction to Finding Grants” and learn to use The Foundation Center Online Directory and Grantspace. This will be a small group training session. Space is limited to 4.
Volunteer Center McHenry County is a Funding Information Network Partner and offers free access to The Foundation Center, a powerful grant and fundraising tool. The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers to tools they can use and information they can trust. Its audiences include grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public.
The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants; issues a wide variety of print, electronic, and online information resources; conducts and publishes research on trends in foundation growth, giving, and practice; and offers an array of free and affordable educational programs
Access Foundation Center's world-class database, Foundation Directory Online, and get hands-on support in navigating the profiles of over 140,000 grantmaking organizations to find the funding you need. We also offer access to Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, a funding database for students, artists, researchers, and individuals. Stop by our Resource Center and get started!
See a sample record to find out why using Foundation Directory Online will win more grants and make a bigger difference!